ABO blood group is associated with peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

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Thrombosis research, ISSN: 1879-2472, Vol: 153, Page: 1-6

Publication Year:
2017
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28267600
DOI:
10.1016/j.thromres.2017.02.018
Author(s):
Pike, Mindy M, Larson, Nicholas B, Wassel, Christina L, Cohoon, Kevin P, Tsai, Michael Y, Pankow, James S, Hanson, Naomi Q, Decker, Paul A, Berardi, Cecilia, Alexander, Kristine S, Cushman, Mary, Zakai, Neil A, Bielinski, Suzette J Show More Hide
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Elsevier BV
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Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects 8.5 million Americans and thus improving our understanding of PAD is critical to developing strategies to reduce disease burden. The objective of the study was to determine the association of ABO blood type with ankle brachial index (ABI) as well as prevalent and incident PAD in a multi-ethnic cohort.

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